Steering Committee


US EPA - TAMS Center
4220 S Maryland Parkway Bldg C
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-784-8264
Fax: 702-784-8201


TAMS Steering Committee

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Vallen Cook

Vallen Cook (’21)

Air Quality Specialist
Grand Portage Band of Chippewa
Biology & Environment – Trust Lands
PO Box 428
Grand Portage, MN 55605
218-475-2027
vallenc@grandportage.com
Lori Howell

Lori Howell ('20)

Air Quality Progrom Manager
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Air Quality Department
P.O. Box 306
Fort Hall,ID 83203
208-478-3794
lhowell@sbtribes.com
Carma Huseby

Carma Huseby (’21)

Air Quality Specialist
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Environmental - Air Quality
190 Sail Star Drive NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633
218-335-7441
carma.huseby@llojibwe.org
Mike Natchees

Mike Natchees ('21)

Air Monitor Technician
Ute Indian Tribe
Tribal Air Quality Program
P.O. Box 70
Fort Duchesne, UT 84026
435-725-4974
miken@utetribe.com
Camillie QuickBear

Camillie QuickBear ('20)

Clean Air Act 103 Coordinator
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate
Office of Environmental Protection
P.O. Box 509
45697 Veterans Memorial Drive
Agency Village, SD 57262
605-698-6575
camilleq@swo-nsn.gov
Camillie QuickBear

Tennille Denetdeel ('21)

Sr. Environmental Specialist
Navajo Nation EPA
Air Quality Program
P.O. Box 529
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
928-729-4248
tbbegay@navajo-nsn.gov
Camillie QuickBear

Darold Warllick ('20)

Air Quality Specialist
Pala Environmental Department
PMB 50, 35008 Pala Temecula Rd
Pala, CA 92059
760-891-3540
dwallick@palatribe.com



Ex-Officio Members
Name and Title Address Phone E-Mail
Ann Marie Chischilly
ITEP Executive Director
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
PO Box 15004
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
928-523-9555 Ann-Marie.Chischilly@nau.edu
Pat Childers
Tribal Coordinator
US EPA Office of Air & Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW 6101A
Washington, DC 20460
202-564-1082 childers.pat@epa.gov
Andy Bessler
NTAA Project Director
National Tribal Air Association
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 15004
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
928-523-0536 Andy.Bessler@nau.edu
Monika Lacka
US EPA Region 5
US EPA Region 5
Mail Code: AR-18J
77 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604-3507
312-353-6556 lacka.monika@epa.gov
Avrohom Lapp
US EPA Region 5
US EPA Region 5
Mail Code: AR-18J
77 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604-3507
312-353-4855 lapp.avrohom@epa.gov
Laura McKelvey
Air Quality Strategies & Standards Division
US EPA-OAQPS/OID/CTPG
Mail Code: 304-03
109 T. Alexander Dr
RTP, NC 27711
919-541-5497 mckelvey.laura@epa.gov
James Payne
Air Quality Strategies & Standards Division
US EPA-OAQPS/OID/CTPG
Mail Code: C304-03
109 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
919-541-0961 payne.jamesj@epa.gov
Ed Wilds, Jr.
Director
US EPA-National Center for Radiation Field Operations
4220 S. Maryland Parkway, Bldg C
Las Vegas, NV 89119
702-784-8220 wilds.edward@epa.gov



Past Steering Committee Members

Name Tribe Term
Ashley, Randy CSKT Feb 2000-Sept 2001
Barber, Ondrea Gila River Oct 2005-Sept 2007
Basabe, Tony Swinomish Oct 2003-Sept 2007
Beavers, Dwayne Cherokee Oct 2000-Sept 2004
Benedict, Les St Regis Mohawk Feb 2000-Sept 2000
Cabe, Tommy Eastern Cherokee Oct 2003-Sept 2005
Callison, Ryan Cherokee Oct 2004-Sept 2008
Cebe, Joe Forest County Potawatomi Community Oct 2013 - Sept 2018
Charwood, Cody Red Lake Chippewa Oct 2010-Sept 2013
Cling, Marvin Passamaquoddy at Sipayik Oct 2012-Sept 2015
Comet, TallChief Blue Lake Feb 2000-Sept 2000
Connolly, Michael Campo Oct 2001-Sept 2003
Crawford, Steve Passamaquoddy at Sipayik Oct 2005-Sept 2007;
Oct 2007-Sept 2009;
Oct 2009-Sept 2010
Farsi, Farshid Shoshone-Bannock Oct 2001-Sept 2003
Gibson, Micah Yurok Oct 2007-Sept 2008
Hall, Lynn Bad River Oct 2004-Sept 2006;
Oct 2006-Sept 2008
Harmon, Darrel Penobscot Feb 2000-Sept 2000;
Oct 2000-Mar 2001
Hathcoat, April Cherokee Nation Oct 2013 - Sept 2018
Havatone, Cisney (deceased) Hualapai Oct 2003-Sept 2005
Horan, Christopher SRPMIC Oct 2011-Sept 2014
Howe, Jeremy Little River Band of Ottowa Oct 2008-Sept 2010;
Oct 2010-Sept 2011
Hudnell, Bernadette Choctaw Mar 2001-Sept 2002 (filled Darrel's term)
Jarrel, Brenda So Ute Oct 2008-Sept 2010;
Oct 2010-Sept 2011
Kalistook, Rose Orutsararmuit Oct 2010-Sept 2011;
Oct 2011-Sept 2014
Kreman, Craig Quapaw Oct 2014-Sept 2017
Lee, Chris Navajo Oct 2002-Sept 2004
Longoria (formerly Lee), Rose* Yakama Feb 2000-Sept 2002
Luedecke, James Quapaw 2015 class-attended Sept 2012 mtg only
Madison, Deb Fort Peck Oct 2002-Sept 2004
Matthias, Mary Orutsararmuit Oct 2016-Mar 2017
Mears, Jeff Oneida Apr 2001-Sept 2003 (filled J Wiecks' term)
Merrill, Tracie Seldovia Village Oct 2014-Jun 2016
Nieto, Danieala Delaware Oct 2008-Sept 2010
Ramirez, B. Bobby SRPMIC Feb 2000-Sept 2002
Ray, Kris Confederated Tribes of Colville Reservation Mar 2013 - Sept 2018
Renwick, Katie Eastern Cherokee Oct 2010-Sept 2013
Smallwood, Syndi Pechanga Nov 2008-Sept 2009;
Oct 2009-Sept 2012
Smoke, Taylor Saint Regis Mohawk Oct 2018-Feb 2019
Spurgeon, Frank La Jolla Band of Luisueno Indians Oct 2015 - Sept 2018
Stevens, Ben Council of Athabascan Tribal Govts Feb 2000-Sept 2001
Terry, Steve Miccosukee Oct 2002-Sept 2004;
Oct 2004-Sept 2006
Thompson, Bill Penobscot Oct 2007-Sept 2009;
Oct 2009-Sept 2012
Tsosie, Kaibah Southern Ute Oct 2014-Mar 2015
Turner, Roger Shoshone-Bannock Oct 2008-Sept 2010;
Oct 2010-Sept 2011
Walker, Jason NW Shoshone Oct 2006-Sept 2008
Weir, Scott Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas Oct 2011-Sept 2014
White, Shaina ITCA, Inc Sept 2015 - May 2018


Other Participants
Chris Lee
TAMS Co-Director
US EPA-TAMS Center
4220 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89119
702-784-8278 Christopher.Lee@nau.edu
Farshid Farsi
TAMS Co-Director
US EPA NCRFO
4220 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89119
702-784-8263 Farsi.Farshid@epa.gov
Pat Ellsworth
AIAQTP Curriculum Coordinator
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 15004
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
928-523-6721 Patricia.Ellsworth@nau.edu
David Gay
Research Scientist & Coordinator, NADP
Nat’l Atmospheric Deposition Program
Illinois State Water Survey
University of Illinois
2204 Griffith Drive
Champaign, IL 61820-7495
217-244-0462
dgay@uiuc.edu



For more information, please contact:
Darlene Santos
702-784-8264
Darlene.Santos@nau.edu